The Fort Henry Chapter, National Society, Sons of the American Revolution and the Wheeling Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a joint holiday luncheon on Wednesday, December 14. Advance reservations are required by December 9. The fee for the luncheon is $20 per guest. Please send your check payable to “Fort Henry Chapter” to chapter president Jay Frey at 4 Arlington Drive, Apt. 1R, Wheeling, WV 26003. Continue reading
Join the West Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution on Friday, November 11, 2016 in Honoring All Who Served in the United States Armed Forces and who helped protect and defend our great country and the freedoms we all enjoy!
Wreaths Across America is requesting 200 volunteer reenactors and Living Historians to participate in their first Living History Tribute at Arlington National Cemtery on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
What is Wreaths Across America?
WAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 2007 as an extension of The Arlington Wreath Project, with over 1,100 participating locations in all 50 states, and 24 national veteran cemeteries on foreign soil.
What began in 1992 with a trailer load of wreaths, decorated by volunteers and laid at the graves of fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery (See: The Arlington Story – How the Arlington Wreath Project was born) has now become a national organization with over 1,100 participating locations – all focused on the mission to Remember , Honor, and Teach. Continue reading
Historian Beth White will be speaking on “Inherent and Invaluable: The Forgotten History of Trial by Jury” at the Thursday, November 10, meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter. Continue reading
A presentation in MS PowerPoint format about the Admiral William R. Furlong Program is available for WVSSAR Chapters and Compatriots. Continue reading
Compatriot James D “Jim” Shaffer, National Trustee, Ohio Society SAR, has shared his photos of the 2016 Battle Days Memorial Service held on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Point Pleasant, WV.
Our sincere thanks to Compatriot Jim Shaffer for sharing his 2016 Battle Days Memorial Service photos. You can view his photos here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1td543hbon1yrpe/AABBwKyAjnEfKJgSaFXJLaJfa?dl=0
Photo by Derek Brumfield and used with his permission. Continue reading
Compatriot Ted Cox advises he needs to receive all year 2016 Eagle Scout Scholarship Applications by December 31, 2016. Also, send him any Robert E. Burt Scout Volunteer Award applications. If you need a copy of the applications, please contact Compatriot Ted Cox at Ted.Cox@sabic.com
Compatriot Bob Grumbling provided this photo of the wreath laying ceremony on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Battle Days 2016 celebration held at Point Pleasant, WV.